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that up. now, on bridgegate you recently wrote about chris christie and bridgegate, chris christie the amateur is the title. it appears to be not an aberration, but merely an ugly example of a method of operation that utilized all the brute force of the political machine and none of its finesse. so it looked like the christie gang was -- they thought they were caught in tammany hall, but they didn't understand the finesse part. >> exactly. they were amateurs. you pointed out on the show several times. for example, when the christie team released that ridiculous press release that attacked wildstein's high school record and such. i remember you sort of said who are these people? and that's precisely the question that should be asked. the thing is, chris christie, and others in american politics have sought to demonize politics. they prosecuted politics. they've looked upon our fellow politicians, not as colleagues, but as people sho should be on a perp walk. when you start looking at politics that way, when you look at the person opposite of you as a prospective felon, things don't
. we'll be talking today about a lot of other news, chris christie defended his handselling of hurricane sandy at a town hall this morning. we'll have a new jersey political insider's take. and we'll take you all the way to afghanistan where our troops are reacting to today's news about their fate in the country and on the two-year anniversary of trayvon martin's death, we'll dive deep into the community in the heart of his story. stay with us. >>> i'm meteorologist bill karins. across the country, the cold is the big story, but we also have a rainstorm headed into california, which is great for the drought. we're also watching light snow head through the midatlantic today. from d.c. to philadelphia, a coating of light snow is possible, but the cold is the dominant story this week. look at minneapolis and chicago today, bitterly cold for this time of year. a hotel policy that allows you to eat all that you can. the hotel gym is short for gymnasium. the hotel pool is usually filled with water. and the best dot com for booking hotels, is it's on the internet, but y
the lane closures. >> not one. >> challenge chris christie to hold the next town hall at temple beth shalom. >> different wheels in motion. >> residents may be waiting for in ex-shoe to drop. >> all the stuff to come out. >> what do you do? grab them by the ankles and shake them upside down? >> the governor will have to explain why he put such people around. >> my job is to be the adult in the room. i have an obligation to tell you all the truth, no matter what. >> nightmare traffic, irate motorists, medical emergencies, today, we are hearing the sounds of crisis in just-leads 911 calls recorded during last september's surprise four-day closings of lanes leading to the george washington brim. >> somebody hurt? >> that is just a sampling of the 28 hours of emergency calls released today as part of the investigation into what happened during the epic four-day traffic jam now known as bridgegate. and while the calls do not counter previous reports that no one died and no major medical attention was dedelayed due to the lane closures, they do help to highlight the very real lives at stake and t
in cripple yeah. crimea. >>> we have a report on where the chris christie is headed. you'll want to stick around for that late they are morning. we begin with the crisis in ukraine and president obama's 90-minute phone call with russian president vladimir putin late yesterday. that conversation president obama told president putin that the u.s. may have to boycott the upcoming g-8 summit in russia and threaten ed further action f russia does not the withdraw troops from ukrainian territory of crimea. we'll go to the white house for the latest on that in a moment. first more on the events moving at break neck speed in ukraine this weekend as indicated by the substance of that phone call. russian forces have been taking over crimea apparently without firing a single shot. without even appearing to be russian forces, for that matter. long lines of tanks and trucks and soldiers wearing uniforms without any identifying marks moving into critical areas of the southern ukraine territory of crimea, a section of the former soviet republic that juts out into the black sea which makes it strategical
? also right now, newly released documents reveal more threats of retribution from chris christie's top aides. this time they joke about punishing a rabbi by mysteriously delaying flights to tel aviv. and right now the inside story, we're learning new details about the massive effort to fix after the website's very rocky rollout. hello. i'm wolf blitzer reporting from washington. we start with developments in ukraine. a group of armed men have now taken over the key government building in the regional capital of crimea and have raised the russian flag. this is raising fears that russia may step in and into ukraine. let's go to our correspondent barbara starr. right now forces are active along the border with ukraine. is there real serious fear russia could potentially cross the line into ukraine? >> well, wolf, let's get right to defense secretary chuck hagel because there is an extraordinary optic out there. earlier today at nato headquarters in brussels secretary hagel issued a warning to moscow. and how many years has it been since a u.s. defense secretary had to do th
the trial should take place in a military court. >>> a big deadline today for two former top chris christie staffers involved in the bridgegate investigation. bridget kelly and bill stepien, both fired now, have refused to comply with subpoenas. today their lawyers have to explain why they are not turning over documents. the governor, chris christie, cut ties with kelly after her infamous e-mail "time for some traffic problems in ft. lee," after that went public, and he says he became aware of it for the first time. >>> all right, eight cities are vying to host the 2016 republican national convention. today in washington, six of them will make their pitch to the rnc selection committee. cleveland, cincinnati, columbus, denver, kansas city and phoenix. dallas and las vegas will present later this month. final decision expected later this year. >> the possibility of it happening in vegas is causing a lot of waves right now in political circles. >>> all right, this story caught my attention, because my kids used this for years. sound machines designed to help infants sleep, they could be damag
, hours ago, chris christie held another town hall but instead of facing tough questions about bridgegate, the new jersey governor call for a repeal of obamacare. does that sound familiar? that's coming up next. >>> first, getting live shots of secretary of state john kerry arriving in paris. that is after meeting with leaders in ukraine earlier today. more coming up. so we're up early. up late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at transferred money from his before larry instantly bank of america savings account to his merrill edge retirement account. before he opened his first hot chocolate stand calling winter an "underserved season". and before he quit his friend's leaf-raking business for "not offering a 401k." larry knew the importance of preparing for retirement. that's why when the
of chris christie. new documents released thursday show playful tax plotting to make travel difficult for a rabbi and he text her last august saying the rabbi has officially p-d me off and clearly we cannot cause traffic problems in front of his house, can we and he answered flights to tel-a-viv mysteriously del delayed and they sent the e-mails about the george washington bridge plot. they will learn about bill and hillary front nominations and the library will release about 5,000 pages of documents from the clinton white house. the documents include confidential advice given to president clinton including communications within first lady hillary clinton and the papers will be posted online by the national archives with paper copies being made available at the clinton library. more than 30,000 documents could soon be released. attorney general eric holder is resting at home this morning after spending some time in the hospital for chest pains on thursday. holder felt faint and short of breath during a meeting with staff members and treated for an elevated heart rate and told he is fe
. >> what we had was the e-mails, this one guy, new jersey businessman, political bundler, close to chris christie, has -- wants to meet with somebody at the white house about a legal problem he's having with the federal agency. on january 28th, jon carson, executive director of ofa sets up a meeting at caribou coffee. the very next day, according to the e-mails, kasmir writes an e-mail to samantha, i have a 100 k solid for dinner with the president last week. >> very quickly, this is when the system -- the fund-raisers get paid by commission. >> yeah. >> and everybody wonders how do corners get cut. the way the incentives work make it so that in many cases the fund-raisers -- an executive director can say these are our rules. fund-raiser who is getting paid based on how much money they raise will incentivize to cut corners. >> that's true. in the entire world -- >> this is why this is such a -- all of this is basically a corruptible -- it's so easy to see how you get corrupted even if your intention isn't to do it. >> i think there will be a lot more looking at how this world operates in
fox news poll has a steep decline for new jersey governor chris christie. only 24% believe now he would make a good president. twice that amount think he would not. there's a slight drop-off for hillary clinton. 50% approval, down five points from last year. why would the cia spy on the senate intelligence committee? >>> first, why does the obama administration want to spend twice as much as necessary to treat cancer patients? when jake and i first set out on our own, we ate anything. but in time you realize the bett you eat, the better you feel. these days we both eat smarter. and i give jake purina cat chow naturals. made with real chicken and salmon, anit's high in protein like aow cat's natural diet. and no added artificial flavors. we've come a long way. and whatever's ahead, we'll be there for each other. naturally. purina cat chow naturals. ♪ ♪ ♪ to nbcuniversal's coveragens of the biggest loser olympic winter games ever, with the most coverage of the most events on every device. and the most hours of streaming video on the nbc sports live extra app, including the x1
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chris christie in the new cbs news -- "new york times" poll, 41% of republicans say christie should not run for the gop presidential nomination in 2016. 31% say christie should launch a bid. and a town hall meeting today, christy said, don't trust pollsters or meteorologists. >> the only two professions in america where you keep getting paid, even when you're always wrong, affect my life every day. pollsters and weathermen. me don't ever have to have it right and they come back the next day and sound just as author at a timive as they used to. et cetera crazy. but hopefully getting to the end of february this week and hopefully that will mean we stop this insane winter we've had. >> the governor also spoke about his own political future. >> i'm in my second term now. according to our constitution, that means i can't run for governor again. i could tell you something. that's really good news for you. it's really good news for you. and here's why. i'm not worried about politics anymore, everybody. this is it. i'm on the back nine. and when you're on the back nine, and you don't have t
, releasing 911 emergency calls from chris christie's so-called bridge scandal. we're going to tell you what we're hearing. ♪ humans -- we are beautifully imperfect creatures, living in an imperfect world. that's why liberty mutual insurance has your back, offering exclusive products like optional better car replacement, where, if your car is totaled, we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. call... and ask an insurance expert about all our benefits today, like our 24/7 support and service, because at liberty mutual insurance, we believe our customers do their best out there in the world, so we do everything we can to be there for them when they need us. plus, you could save hundreds when you switch -- up to $423. call... today. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >>> thousands of documents being released right now that potentially could shed new light on the clinton presidency and the role of the former first lady. the prospect that hillary clinton may run for president in 2016 certainly has heightened a lot of interest in these papers. the clinton li
, trying to get anywhere this winter has been absolutely a nightmare, it's been exhausting, governor chris christie closed state offices, told new jersey residents to be careful. my colleague ron allen is checking the commute in atlantic city, new jersey, how's it looking on the roads there, ron? >> looking pretty bad. pretty bleak, chris. there's several inches of snow on the road and some plows going by, salt trucks, new jersey does seem to have enough of that this time around, but it's pretty bad out here. fortunately, a lot of people are staying at home. this is atlantic city, new jersey. as you look ahead of us, you can see this is usually boardwalks and beaches and all that sort of thing. it's nothing like that today. it's just a complete white situation down here. it's supposed to snow on until the early afternoon. the forecast called for as much as eight inches or so here. we're not sure how much they've gotten, probably a few inches on the ground already. schools are closed, businesses are closed here, and it's similar in delaware and philadelphia where the mayor closed schools la
but not injured. >> a big deadline today for two former staffers of governor chris christie. briget kelly and bill steppen, both fired, have refused to comply with subpoenas in the bridgegate investigation. today their lawyers will defend their refusal and explain why they don't have to turn over documents. kelly cut ties with chris christie after her infamous e-mail, "time for traffic problems in ft. lee." >> a high ranking former al qaeda spokesman, sulaiman abu ghaith, will go on trial today. critics have argued the trial should be held in a military court. >> and good morning, my friends, you look amazing given the long night. >> oh, what long night? it's just an early morning, that's all it is. let's take a look at the oscar edition of what's trending. the searing period drama "12 years a slave" won best picture, making it the first movie from a black director to win the academy's highest honor. after dominating the award season, matthew mcconaughey won the best actor award for his riveting performance in "dallas buyers include," cate blanchett earned top honors for her role in "blue jasmine.
conservatives. another person to watch is chris christie, the embattled new jersey governor, who is coming ac, which hek at cp was not invited to last year. ropes in hisn the own state, could he get conservatives to rally? if he can, it could help him for a possible 2016 run. host: you travel to new jersey recently. trenton have been to too often. host: what is the sense now? guest: they are not moving forward on fresh ground. you have a lot of chris theytie's former aides, are under not only state investigation, but investigation from the u.s. attorney. federal investigation is ongoing. the problem for chris christie is he might not be in the crosshairs right now, but as the cloud continues to loom, that is a political problem for him. , any before we leave cpac comments or thoughts on what they will say about the ukraine? what are the speakers talking about the situation? guest: i tweet -- guest: i tweeted over the weekend that they are probably rewriting their speeches. i spoke with senator paul and he was talking about the need to be careful on how the u.s. proceeds with the ukraine. he d
are not important. host: you have been very critical of chris christie and his administration when it comes to the new work, new jersey school district. what is your complaint? christie is the boss of the new works will -- newark schools. he put in a superintendent who does not want to listen to the community. she took away a bunch of things that were put into improve our schools, because you do not agree with the. m. she has suggested a new plan that would totally rock that -- that would the chartercalize schools, and then roll over the contract that she said is absolutely imperative for doing the work that she and the government said you needed to do in newark. sittinge the superintendent you actually have to listen to the people that you serve, not pretend that they are not important. what we have said, is listen to the people. do the things that we know work and schooling, not just give the schools to private prayers -- purveyors. that is basically why we have written a letter to chris christie zhang listen to people. listen to the reasons why people are upset with her, do not ignore it
on the republican side. >> no one is inevitable. everyone is bunch of. depends if chris christie can recover from bridgegate. >> dwight yoakam. >> no question it depends on what comes out but the candidates the republicans will nominate will be a fusion candidate. we need to think george w. bush in 2000 rather than john mccain in 2008 or mitt romney in 2012. it will be someone who can appeal to the business coalition, the tea party conservatives, to the social conservatives and to the libertarians and the internationals, someone acceptable to all factions. >> who are you going to -- >> ready for hillary but if she doesn't run, i am ready to put a woman in the white house. >> who are you anticipating the republican side? >> they are looking behind. i believe this is going to be a race rick santorum will try to win. >> we are just keeping up politics, the best we can do. thanks to the panel and all of you. thank you. ♪ ♪ >> one of the most important aspects of politics is the hundreds of lobbying meetings we had with members of congress. before you head to your lobbying office check your person
on the senate floor from chris christie, john mccain. treasury secretary jack lew heads to capitol hill to testify on the president's $3.9 trillion 2015 budget request. 10:30ary lou appears that a.m. eastern, and you can join on twitter and facebook. house budget director testifies wednesday on the president's 2015 budget request before the budget committee. you can join the conversation on facebook and twitter. >> the three items are first exceptionality, and you can get it from a lot of different sources, but you feel like you are special and destined for special things. the second element is almost seemingly the opposite, and that is a -- of insecurity, the feeling you are not quite good enough. the third element is impulse control or self doesn't earn that self-discipline and the ability to avoid temptation. >> of individuals that have these qualities grow up in have a they tend to destruction relationship between their culture and american culture such that the second generation of immigrant star looking back on their parents and grandparents generations and saying, we don't want t
jeb bush at the top of the race. given chris christy's trouble. do you think jeb bush is the only case. i think governor penn out of indiana - i'm not going to write-off governor christy. he's going through trouble. it's too early. again, the party i think that if you look at the states that you need to win, florida first and foremost. jeb bush is loved. it's an interesting race if it was jeb bush versus hillary clinton. choices are very, narrow. i think you have something else to say on bill clinton, and i want to make sure we get back to that. bill clinton is one of the most popular political figures of our time. >> hillary clinton is one of the most respected women in the world. jeb bush is ahead in the polls. that's the name people know. the only reason jeb bush is ahead. when he talks about policies. there's a war. jeb bush will be a victim. when jeb and the tea party go out with him. he'll be in big trouble. >> in the party, there's a war. the tea party versus mainstream republicans. when it comes to the next election will it be a thorn that the side. it was pretty much subdued c
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